Birthstones have a lot to offer. They are more than just a pretty stone or gem to wear. There have many meanings and positive energies associated with each stone.
In fact, according to many legends, wearing the birthstone during its assigned month will actually heighten its healing powers. And to really get the full effect, individuals need to own all 12 stones and alternate them monthly.
But let's start with your individual stone. Do you have a summer birthday? Have you ever wondered what your birthstone is?
Read this ultimate guide to beautiful summer birthstones. Understand what your birthstone stands for, the positive elements it provides, and how you can harness its power.
Did you know that if you were born during the summer months, you are actually more likely to be a positive person?
That's right, by being born in the warmer months of the year, you may be happier than your friends who have winter birthdays.
So it's no surprise that summer birthstones offer a lot of positive elements and properties to offer.
If you are born in June, you are lucky enough to have three different stones to choose from.
The pearl is known as the month's primary gemstone. Pearls are associated with elegance. Then you also have the moonstone and alexandrite. Those are both symbols of good fortune.
Put together elegance and good fortune and you have a winning combination.
July is known for heat waves and fireworks making red rubies the perfect birthstone for this summer month.
This gem represents many positive traits such as health, love, success, wealth, and wisdom. Rubies are also considered the stone of leadership. Those are some pretty powerful traits for one gem to have.
Most people think you should save rubies for special occasions. We like to think you should wear them more often than that.
In fact, try wearing one on your next date and see if any extra passions ignite.
August has two birthstones: The peridot and sardonyx.
Peridot forms deep within the earth and is brought to the surface through volcanic eruptions. This represents the tears of many gods and is, therefore, a very precious stone.
Sardonyx is a form of onyx and has a connection to courage and victory. Try putting these two stones near your front door to ward off any negative energy.
If you're born in September, your birthstone is the sapphire. Sapphires are known to keep you away from evil and harm while symbolizing heaven and positive energy.
Sapphires are most commonly worn as rings, but we love the idea of wearing them as a necklace to keep their protective energies close to your heart.
If you are in the market of finding the perfect way to wear your birthstone, don't hesitate to give us a call. We can help you find the right setting to wear your gem.
And let's be honest, no matter what month we're born in, we could all use the extra help birthstones offer.
Choosing jewelry can be fun, and it's all about finding what fits your style. There are two main types: dainty jewelry, which is small and simple, and statement jewelry, which is big and bold. At Johnston Jewelers, we know a lot about mixing dainty and statement jewelry. We’ve been doing this for over 50 years, and we have lots of choices for you. Our team is here to help you pick the perfect pieces for any time. Whether you like simple or bold jewelry, we can help you find the right mix for your style.